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herbs that clear heat and drain fire deals with ______.
heat in which six channel stages?
heat in which of the four levels?

herbs that clear heat and drain fire deals with 4 bigs.
yang ming channel in six channel stages.
Qi level of the four levels.

2

4 bigs

fever, sweat, thirst, flooding/ rapid full pulse-- all yang ming

3

4 levels

Wei level
Qi level
Nutritive level
Blood level

4

Wei level

treated by releasing the exterior (diaphoresis)
Wind-heat
Summer-heat
Damp-heat
Dry-heat

5

Qi level

treated by dispelling heat and promoting body fluids:
Lung heat (heat in chest and diaphragm)
Stomach heat
Intestines dry-heat
Gall-bladder heat (heat in the lesser yang)
Stomach and Spleen damp heat

6

Nutritive level

treated by cooling fire and tonifying the yin
Heat in Nutritive qi portion
Heat in Pericardium

7

Blood Level

Treated by tonifying the yin and qi and stopping bleeding.
Heat Victorious moves blood
Heat victorious stirs wind
Empty wind agitates in the interior
Collapse of yin
Collapse of yang
Separation of yin and yang (Death)

8

excess heat s/s

profuse sweat, fever with NO CHILLS, thirst, dry mouth.

pulse: full rapid/pounding pulse.
tongue: red body tongue with yellow tongue coat.

9

deficiency heat s/s

night sweats, hot flashes, mallar flush, 5 center heat, steaming bone disorder.

pulse: rapid, thin or deep.
tongue: red with peeling coat or no coat.

10

5 center heat

heat manifesting on the Yin surfaces of the body, such as the palms, bottom of the feet, and the chest

11

latin

shi gao

gypsum fibrosum

12

category. channel. properties.

shi gao

herbs that Clear Heat - Drain Fire
LU. ST.
sweet, acrid and VERY cold.

13

c/i

shi gao

cold from deficiency of SP and ST; fever from Yin deficiency;
weak digestive system-- acid reflux, nausea, vomiting; sores, dry mouth, bleeding gums, toothache; palpitating heart, vexated heart, insomnia, tongue sores; red eyes due to liver

14

key characteristics

shi gao

VERY cold
excels at cooling LU and ST Fire
also dispersing to vent to the exterior and release the muscle layer.

15

what are some s/s of blazing stomach fire?

headache, toothache, swelling gums, bad breath, nasal problem...

16

why is the dosage of shi gao range higher than most?

dosage is 15-60g because it's mineral; it is heavier.

17

latin

zhi mu

anemarrhenae rhizoma

18

category. channels. properties.

zhi mu

Clear heat and drain fire
LU. ST. KD.
bitter, sweet, cold

19

c/i

zhi mu

cold from deficiency of SP & ST.
diarrhea.

20

key characteristics.

zhi mu

clears fire.
nourishes the yin of the LU, ST, KD

21

what is dui yao?

the art and science of combining herbs.
common herb pairings-- they do not always need to be used together, but due to the efficacy of their pairing, they often are used together.
i.e. ma huang and gui zhi,
shi gao and zhi mu.

22

what is xiao ke?

3 p's
polydipsia-- thirst.
polyphasia-- super hungry.
polyuria-- frequent urination.

23

which type of diabetes is xiao ke similar to?
how does it relate to the 3 jiaos?

diabetes type 1
3 jiao manifestations:
upper-- thirsty being the main complaint-- yin def. heat in the upper jiao affecting LU.
middle-- hunger with weight loss-- ST fire.
lower-- KD yin damage causing frequent urination, especially at night and emaciations.

24

latin.

xi gua

citrulli fructus

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category. channels. properties.

xi gua

clear heat and drain fire.
UB. HT. ST.
sweet, cold

26

c/i

xi gua

cold from def of the SP & ST

27

key characteristics.

xi gua

cools, moistens.
facilitates urination.

28

xi gua is known as ____________, since eating it can cool yang ming or qi level heat.

natural bai hu tang

29

what is the chief herb in bai hu tang? and what is its role?

shi gao-- clears heat and drains fire.

30

what is the deputy in bai hu tang and what is its role?

zhi mu-- generates fluid